Weathering the storm

Weber, Rick
August 2007
Trailer / Body Builders;Aug2007, Vol. 48 Issue 10, p28
Trade Publication
The article focuses on the status of the trailer market in the U.S. It cites the impact of the collapse of the subprime mortgage market and the decrease in freight traffic on firms that specialize in platform trailers. It notes the decrease in net orders for total trailers by 33% according ACT Research senior partner Kenny Vieth. He also mentions the correlation between trucker profits and trailer orders. A preview of several firms representing a cross section of the trailer industry is provided.


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